Medical Malpractice Cases

Dr. Edward J Toggart Medical Malpractice Cases

Court Case # 006098

Indemnity Paid: $900,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200848209
Claim Number :278588
Date Submitted :2/5/2009
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
MEDICAL PROTECTIVE COMPANY (THE)Primary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
35-0506406 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualMary Osborn
Street Address
5814 Reed Rd
CityStateZip
Fort WayneIN46835
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 463 - 37766604(260) 486 - 0785Mary.Osborn@medpro.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualEDWARDJTOGGART
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed8540 COLLEGE PKWY
CityStateZip CodeCounty
FORT MYERSFL33919-5143Lee
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
619813$1,500,000$3,000,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME35976Cardiovascular Disease - Minor Surgery 

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MCollier
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
NAPLES COMM. HOSPITAL (N. COLLIER)100018
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
OtherCardiac Cath Lab
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
1/7/19994/11/2000
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
alleged pre existing back problems
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
ASSISTED IN LIFTING PATIENT
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
IMPROPER SUPPORT FOR PATIENT
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
DROPPED PATIENT AND RE-INJUREDBACK
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Significant - Deafness, loss of limb, loss of eye, loss of one kidney or lung.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
7/24/2006006098
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Lee12/21/2007
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
SOUTHWEST FLORIDA HEART
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Settled by parties
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
12/27/2007
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$900,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$0
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$52,500
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$0
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
N/A
 
Updates
 
 
Date of Change:2/5/2009 3:51:48 PM
Reason for Change:Updated ALE
 
Field ChangedFormer ValueNew Value
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid052500

 

 

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Court Case # 04-2326-CA

Indemnity Paid: $50,000.00

Medical Malpractice Closed Claims Report

 
Department File Number :M200745728
Claim Number :29993-01
Date Submitted :5/29/2007
 
Insurer Information
 
Insurer NameCoverage Type
FIRST PROFESSIONALS INSURANCE COMPANY, INCPrimary
Insurer FEINProfessional License Number
59-6614702 
Insurer Contact Information
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualOdessa Choice
Street Address
1000 Riverside Avenue, Suite 800
CityStateZip
JacksonvilleFL32204
PhoneExtFaxE-Mail Address
(800) 741 - 37423045(904) 358 - 6728odessa.choice@fpic.com
 
Insured Information
 
TypeFirst NameMILast Name
IndividualEdwardJToggart
Insurer TypeStreet Address of Practice
Licensed681 Goodlette Road North, Ste 210
CityStateZip CodeCounty
NaplesFL34102Collier
Policy NumberPer Claim Policy LimitsAggregate Policy Limits
59591$250,000$750,000
Profession or BusinessOther Profession or Business
Medical Doctor 
License NumberSpecialty Code & ClassificationCertification Number
ME35976Cardiovascular Disease - No Surgery80255

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Injured Person Information
 
First NameMILast NameDate of Birth
    
Street AddressGenderCounty where Injury Occurred
 MCollier
CityStateZip Code
   
Location where injury occuredOther location where injury occured
Hospital Inpatient Facility 
Name of InstitutionCode
NAPLES COMM. HOSPITAL (N. COLLIER)100018
Location of Institutional InjuryOther Location of Institutional Injury
Operating Suite 
Date of OccurrenceDate Reported to Insurer
10/23/200112/23/2003
 
Diagnostic Information
 
Final Diagnosis For Which Treatment Was Sought Including Patient's Actual Condition
Atrial fibrillation. CAD.
Operation, Diagnostic, Or Treatment Procedure Rendered Causing The Injury
Pacemaker implantation.
Diagnostic Code : 
Misdiagnosis Made, If Any, Of Patient's Actual Condition
None.
Principal Injury Giving Rise To The Claim
Tear in brachiocephalic vein.
Severity Of Injury
Permanent: Death.

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Legal Information
 
Date of SuitCircuit Court Case Number
9/20/200404-2326-CA
County Suit Filed inDate of Final Disposition
Collier2/13/2006
Other Defendants Involved in this Claim
Naples Community Hospital
Pawlus, M.D., James
Stage of Legal System at which Settlement was Reached or Award Made
More than 90 days, after suit filed and prior to or during the course of mandatory settlement conference.
Final Method of Claim Disposition
Disposed of by Court
Court DecisionOther
No Court Proceedings. 
Arbitration
Claim not subject to Arbitration.
Date of Payment
2/13/2006
 
Financial Information
 
Was there a settlement Resulting in payment to the Plaintiff?Yes
Indemnity Paid by Insurer on behalf of Insured$50,000
Loss Adjust Expense Paid to Defense Counsel$119,131
All Other Loss Adjustment Expense Paid$110,428
Injured Person's Total Non-Economic Loss$50,000
Deductible$0
Injured Person's Total Economic Loss
 Incurred to DateAnticipated
Medical Expense$0$0
Wage Loss$0$0
Other Expenses$0$0
Safety Management Steps Taken by Insured to Make Similar Occurrence Less Likely
Insurance company staff consulted with insured to discuss preventative measures. Risk management referral is made if appropriate.
 
Updates
 
No updates found.

 

 

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